Friday, June 25, 2010
Publishing Pulse 6/25/10
It's been an amazing week in the blogosphere:
Christine Mervart has joined Anderson Literary Management and is seeking Literary Fiction and Short Story Collections; in Non-Fiction she is seeking Celebrity, Pop Culture, Music, Film & Entertainment, History & Military, and Narrative.
Our own Elana Johnson has, with the help of a handful of authors, arranged for an online writer's conference featuring agents, editors, and other industry professionals. WriteOnCon is free; registration opens Thursday, July 1st.
Cool Stuff on the Web
Editorial Ass gives the inside scoop on why first pages are so important.
On KidLit.com Being Too Close to a Manusctipt and When to Tell Instead of Show.
Nathan Bransford spills on why he writes vague rejection letters and the importance of salutations.
Rachelle Gardener opened herself up to some very interesting Q&As.
Kristin Nelson dishes on the downside of multi-book deals.
The Adventurous Writer reveals the 5 biggest mistakes writers make.
GLA covers cleaning up formatting in a query and the five stages of querying.
Lucienne Driver talks about how to become a leader in fiction trends instead of a follower.
Former FinePrint intern guest blogs on Suzie Townsend's blog about the YA Query.
Watch this weekend for a special announcement about our adult fiction contest, which will open on Tuesday, July 6th.
Thanks for dropping in!
Posted by Suzette Saxton